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New York Fire Department History Lecture

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Bloomingdale Library Event, Local History Lecture

150 W 100th St
New York, NY 10025
(212) 222-8030

Thursday, October 8, 2009 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Robert Holzmaier
Chief, Eleventh Battalion
Covering Manhattan's Upper West Side
36 Years in the Fire Department

Topics of lecture include:
Fire Extinguishing from 1609; First Controversial Fire Tax; Hooks & Ladders; Horses and Dogs; Connection to the Water Supply; Great Conflagrations; Attempts to Burn Down the City; Company Feuds; Uses of Volunteers; 130 Years in this Neighborhood.

Learn more here: http://www.nyc.gov/html/fdny/html/history/fire_service.shtml

Park West Neighborhood History Group
Columbus-Amsterdam Business Improvement District
For further information: 212-666-9774

 

 

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